New Cheltenham School Board member, Tyrone Scott, sworn in

Tyrone M. Scott II (D) won the November election for a seat on the Cheltenham School District Board of School Directors and was sworn in during the board’s annual reorganization meeting on December 3rd.

A press release from the school district describes Scott as follows:

A lifelong advocate for children and families, Mr. Scott works for the regional nonprofit First Up, an educational advocate specializing in preschool and elementary education. First Up aims to improve early childhood education quality and access in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Mr. Scott’s knowledge of child development, business management and education policy make him a trusted resource to elected officials as they contemplate statewide education policies and funding.

One of the area’s most respected education administration consultants and trainers, Mr. Scott holds a Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System certification from the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning. He started his career as a Services to Children in their Own Homes (SCOH) Case Manager, helping families with issues ranging from truancy to sexual abuse.

Scott is a graduate of Millersville University, holds an MBA in marketing from Saint Joseph’s University, and is a frequent guest speaker at Temple University. He and his wife reside in Cheltenham and have a daughter.

Photo: Cheltenham School District